and be sensible of his exceeding love, in giving you the knowledge of Christ, that you may be filled with all the supplies of divine bounty.
which is his body, a work compleatly finished in all its parts.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be satisfied.
and of his Plenitude have we all received, even abundant grace.
and this is life eternal, to acknowledge thee to be the only true God, and Jesus to be the Messiah whom thou hast sent.
to this I am urg'd by the love I bear to Christ, persuaded as I am, that if one died for all, then were all in a dying state: and that he died for all,
I am crucified with Christ, it is not I that now live, but Christ that liveth in me; the life I have in this body I live by faith in the son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Be ye rooted and grounded in social virtue, that you may be able to comprehend with all saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height of this mystery:
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
You husband, love your spouse, even as Christ loved the church, and laid down his life for her:
I should have this opinion of you, being sensible you make the dispensation I am under a common concern, with respect to my confinement, and the defence and confirmation of the gospel.
for the same temper of mind ought to be in you as was in Christ Jesus:
and the favour of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall keep your hearts and mind attach'd to Jesus Christ.
for in him all divine plenitude does substantially reside.
on the contrary, may you increase in the favour, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! to him be glory both now and for ever. AMEN.
by this was the love of God displayed towards us, in that God sent his only begotten son into the world, that we might live thro' him.
therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall cover them, as a pavillion.
I did not see any temple there: for the Lord God almighty, and the lamb are its temple.
There shall be nothing obnoxious to a curse: but the throne of God and of the lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him.